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Shavuot 2018/5778

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Saturday, May 19  
Mincha 7:50pm
Candlelighting 9:00pm
Maariv 9:00pm
Erev Shavuot Community Dinner 9:20pm
Tikkun Leil Shavuot 11:15pm
Sunday, May 20  
Neitz Shacharit 5:15am
Main Minyan 9:00am
Mincha/Maariv 8:00pm
Candlelighting 9:00pm
Monday, May 21  
Hashkama Minyan - Megillat Rut, Yizkor 7:30am
Main Minyan - Megillat Rut, Yizkor 9:00am
Mincha 8:00pm
Havdalah 9:03pm


Saturday Night, May 19, 2018 • Erev Shavuot Dinner

Join us for a dairy dinner before learning begins! Register here!

Saturday Night, May 19, 2018 • Tikkun Leil Shavuot 

The Tikkun Leil Shavuot is a beloved program at Kesher Israel.  We have great speakers addressing interesting topics and food to keep you going all night long!  End off a great night of learning with our "early early minyan" at 5:15 a.m. Each of the shiurim will be followed by a break for food. 

This year, Kesher is offering multiple classes in various time slots throughout the evening. 

11:15 pm - 12:15 am

Class for teens with Tuvy Miller:  Can We Really Have Faith in God? 

Rabbi Hyim Shafner:  Shavuot: The Torah as Spice for the Evil Inclination

Larry Samuels:  The Godfather and Honoring Your Parents: The Av and Its Toladot

12:30 am - 1:30 am

Class for young professionals with Sara Kaltman:  Why Don’t Women Wear Tefillin? & Menachem Goldstein:  Unraveling the Mystery: Who REALLY Wrote the Rambam's Teshuva on Sefirat HaOmer?

Yael Nelson:  The Importance of Sefirat HaOmer

1:45 am - 2:45 am

Tuvy Miller: Do They 'Bow to Nothingness and Emptiness'? Avodat Hashem for Non-Jews 

3:00 am - 4:00 am

Alan Gersch:  The Book of Ruth and the Game of Thrones 

4:15 am - 5:15 am

Andrew Jakabovics:  Dina D’malkhuta Dina, Democracy, and Dissent 


Children Activities for Shavuot

Cheesecake and story time: Following shabbat club and cookie minyan on Sunday, May 20, in the Bayit

Decorate a cupcake like Har Sinai: Following shabbat club and cookie minyan on Monday, May 21, in the Bayit

Ice cream party: Ice cream (Dairy and Pareve options) party and playdate at Rose Park (North playground) on Monday, May 21 at  4:30pm. Rain location: the Kagin Home (1111 25th Street NW #306)

Tue, April 23 2019 18 Nisan 5779